Tarot Artist

Roger Williamson Tarot Artist

Tarot artist Roger Williamson paintings, creator of Tarot of the Morning Star art tarot divination deck. The deck encourages users to discover insight of tarot cards meanings from within themselves evoked from the cards paintings.

The tarot card images are a visual representation of the concepts he explores in his books Howling at the Sky, Black Book of the Jackal and Lucifer Diaries.

The first edition was a major arcana deck of 22 cards in full color limited to 75 signed and hand numbered copies. Cards measure 6 inches by 3.5 inches. Images designed and painted by Roger Williamson.

The first edition is out of print but the book Tarot of the Morning Star is reprinted featuring full color renditions of the cards.

Tarot Card Meanings

Tarot artist, Morning Star

Tarot artist, Morning Star

Tarot artist, Morning Star

Tarot artist, Morning Star

Tarot artist. "Tarot of the Morning Star" is not like other books on the tarot. Instead, it treats the Major Arcana as meditative tools for challenging and recreating oneself. The first two pages of the introduction say more than most Tarot books manage to say in 200. Part one details Williamson's views on magical experiences, magical community, and the nature of magic. The part consists of full-color reproductions of Williamson's paintings of the Major Arcana. Each image is accompanied by a brief and thought-provoking commentary. ISBN 978-1490988221
Tarot of the Morning Star book. ISBN 978-1490988221
tarot deck,tarot art. ISBN 9780999381304. Divination deck Tarot of the Morning Star, second editon by artist and Magus Founder Roger Williamson Seventy Eight Card Deck with booklet
Tarot of the Morning Star 78 card deck, second revised and expanded edition. ISBN 9780999381304

Review by Tarot Web Log

The Tarot of the Morning Star is a small limited edition tarot of only 75 copies, created by Roger Williamson and published in the USA in 2007.

His artwork is printed in a soft focus style with few hard edges, giving it an ethereality.

Williamson seems primarily inspired by the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn, thus many of the card designs use Egyptian forms.

The ‘Morning Star’ of this tarot appears to be Lucifer, the Biblical Angel of Light, and many of the images incorporate the interweaving of light. His Fool is a portrait of Lucifer.

I am not sure if Williamson would agree, but I found some of his imagery somewhat redolent of the coloured imagery William Blake printed in the margins of his poetry.

He comes up with some wonderful new envisagings of the familiar arcana. One is his Hanged Man which delightfully metamorphoses into a bat.

The deck comes in a solid red box with a paperback book in which he outlines how his ideas emerged out of his study and experience of the Western Magical traditions.

Tarot Weblog Number 4 6 March 2010